clúas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. clúas or dil.ie/9627

n ā, f. Note also: a s. nī fiu c.¤ , Hail Brigit 14 ( LL 7200 ). nicon fíu cluais, Ériu xiii 44.17 . d s. see Wb. 23c2 below. Vn. of ro-cluinethar.

(a) act of hearing : is hed ón as maith lessom do chluas `to hear', Wb. 23c2 . ni cen mu chluais `not without hearing me', Ml. 130b11 . c.¤ a dūan do theṅgthaib bard `the sound of songs heard there from the tongues of bards', Hail Brigit 9 ( LL 7181 ). nach óin . . . noda-comallfa iarna cluais, Ériu ii 202 § 19 (iarna cloisdin, v.l.). a cubhaid techt . . . do aithne fria cluais to recognise by ear, xiii 44.3 . an ffil tomhus forsan mbairdne? fil égin tomhus fri cluais, 43.24 . an t-iad cluaisi do radh riu for the ear (of a metrical device), Bard. Synt. Tr. p. 95, 70b7 . atbélat fir la clúaiss ṅgléssa dóib `when they hear them tune their harps' (Gloss.), TBFr. 121 . cluás .i. cluinsin, ut est: ba bronach in teghlach oca cluais, Ériu xiii 68 § 88 . H. an anam og a cluais, Aisl. Tond. 96 § 2 . ? bodar a pudore .i. lind cluas, O'Mulc. 163 .

(b) sense of hearing : na tri búada .i. búaid clúaisse ┐ buaid rodairc ┐ buaid n-airdmiusa, LU 6893 ( BDD 49 ). di clūais mo dhá ó nō di rusc mo dá ṡú[i]l, ZCP vi 258.15 .

(c) More frequently, ear : an rochluinemmar hua chluasaib, Ml. 112b13 . tri suidigud dosom inna cluas arin chorp huiliu `through his putting the ears for the whole body' (ref. to aures autem perfecisti mihi), 60b16 . cluasa Dǽ diar n-eitsecht, 24a18 . citabiat chlúasa `which ears perceive', Sg. 3a1 . Crīst hi cech clūais rodomchloathar, Thes. ii 358.2 (Patrick's Hy.). gabais buidhre a ccluasa, Blathm. 96 § 21 . na cluasasa nicon tairbertar fri ceolu talman `these ears are not lent to earthly music', Mon. Tall. 131.31 (§ 10) . ti[n]dnacul cluaise di araili `das Weitergeben von einem Gehör ans andere', ZCP xvi 175 § 1 (= Laws i 30.25 ). cluas la Feine tidnachar .i. bith do ac eistecht a tidnacuil o cluais, Laws v 498.2 and 14 Comm. isuide dodnidnaig cluais do cluais do comceniuil, iv 286.1 ( cluais .i. gleḟis ind fir seod a gleḟis ind ḟir ele, 290.10 Comm. ). tobertatar . . . luibe . . . ina cluasa, Ériu xvi 36 § 4 . imm ó glossed: im chluais, IT i 162.2 . mo chuib asa hó .i. mo chu asa cluaís, 163.2 . bruit cluasaib cluinethar, 68.5 ( LMU 2 ). baile bél. líth cluaisi. airfidedh menman, tuarusdol n-úadh, Ériu xiii 38.30 . cluas deas droch n-egna, 35.x . dona cluassaib gl. auribus, Gild. Lor. 113 . ber lat mo chomrama it chlúais, / co farcba i llebraib dar th'éis, LL 6127 . rob diubla os derbhḟine rob comroma i clúais, 385c16 . o ríg na cét cluas comlán, 25463 ( Metr. Dinds. iii 162.6 ) (cf. ¤clúastae). biaidh mise ┐ tusa clúas ar chlúais .i. ar chlúasaibh a chéile `by the ears' (i.e. in conflict), Atlantis iv 200.11 - 12 . i n-éisteacht cluaise (in auditu auris), TSh. 10844 . dith cluaise ┐ iorbaill ort, Luc. Fid. 5038 . In pn sobriquet: Uáter a Búrc . . . dia ngoirthi cluas le doininn, AFM v 1648.2 .

Fig. in phr. c.¤ cridi: do choimrid mo chride c.¤ in ardrach ṅguba, LL 14381 (rhet.) (= Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 10.13 ). gabaid mo thimna ┐ mforcedulsa chucaib o chluais bar cride. LB 123a19 . co nach edat cluassa na cride . . . a coistecht, PH 84 .

In Luc. Fid. in various ejaculatory phrr. all apparently meaning yield, acknowledge yourself beaten (perh. orig. give ear): labhair, no dhamhsa an chluas ! Luc. Fid. 4928 . freagair, no tabhair uait an chluas!, 5077 . freagair, freagair! Ni thig leat! Íoc an chluas!, 5104 . cluas, cluas!, 5017 . a leith an chluas!, 5121 . labhair, labhair! ar so ata an chluas, 5088 . Cf. nir bheag, da ttugtha, amhuil ghealluis, dhamh an chluas iar mbeith dhuit claoidhte, 5166 .

(e) By extension: some projection

(i) of a shoe, perh. leather side-pieces: ag ithe na mbróg . . . óir duaidh sé a gcluasa ┐ a n-ialla, SG 3.y

(ii) of an axe: cailech .i. cluas, ut est gall-biail . . . cona dib dubhchailchib .i. cona dib cluasaib ┐ cona sruibh .i. na cluasa ichtaracha, O'Dav. 532 .

(iii) of a turf-spade: sleaghán dá chluas, O'Rah. 290.15 .

Compds. With noun or vn.: gur beanustar claidem C. i cluasaidlind cathbairr a chomalta ear-piece(?), MR 298.x . Fer Gair . . . fri reilforcsin / Fer Lee fri cluaiscoistecht, RC xxii 394.28 . amhuil clúasfháinne óir, Proverbs xxv 12 . smit .i. cluas gnó .i. cuidbhiudh lit. ear-mockery , Ériu xiii 48.11 . le ciontaibh na healta ag ar dalladh a gcluastuigse `ear-sense', Ó Bruad. iii 164.1 .

With adj. gadhar cluais-dhearg, Oss. iv 248.11 . att clúaslethan with wide flaps, ear-pieces(?), ZCP xiii 168.11 . ?arna ciorrbadh . . . d'uighibh claidemh cluasleathan `mit den Stichen breitohriger Schwerter', xiv 236.14 (perh. for claslethan). Oillill Ólom .i. cluaslom crop-eared, Keat. ii 4377 .